IN THE CULTURE OF ONE WORLD

NEW HAVEN, CONN.:  The Caribbean‘s leading Carnival artist will lecture on how “to play mas.”

On Friday, March 25, 2:30 to 5pm, the Caribbean artist Peter Minshall will give a talk, entitled “Blue Devils, Bats and Fancy Sailors,” in which he will detail the “mas,” a form of creative expression in the Trinidad Carnival. The talk, organized by the Yale School of Drama, will take place at Yale Repertory Theatre‘s lounge, at the corner of Chapel and York Streets in New Haven.

Mas is based on the practice of masquerade, but it has long transcended mere costume.  It is a performance art, a form of street theatre, the enactment of adornment, a dance of the cloth, Minshall states. In sharing his personal creative journey, Minshall will describe the carnival foundations upon which he has drawn, and the contemporary works of art and theatre that he…

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